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Eastern Kentucky University


Overview

Student Population
16,881
Best Colleges National Rank
#947
 Location Richmond, Kentucky
 Online eku.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Richmond, Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 8,091 prospective students applied, and 6,985 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,595 enrolled in the school.  11,822 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,059 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $8,568 plus fees of $300. Eastern is ranked 947 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1010/1210
ACT20/25
GPA3.22
Applications Accepted
86.3%
Applications DueAug 1, 2018
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Cost to Attend

Kentucky Resident Tuition
$8,568
In State Costs for Eastern Kentucky University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$300
Room and Board $8,666
Budget for Other Expenses$2,800
Total One Year Cost$21,334
Out of State Tuition
$17,880
Out of State Costs for Eastern Kentucky University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$300
Room and Board $8,666
Budget for Other Expenses$2,800
Total One Year Cost$30,646

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$37,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
38% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Eastern Kentucky University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 16%
Education 16%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 14%
Business 9%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%